Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame — 5:30-9 p.m. at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton. Food from local restaurants and beverages from local and national wineries. Hall of Fame Enshrinees including Morten Andersen, Bruce Matthews, John Randle and Thurman Thomas will sign autographs. Benefits Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. $150. For tickets, call 330-535-6900 or see www.akroncantonfoodbank.org/taste.
Keep Akron Beautiful “Green the Scene” — 5-8:30 p.m. in the Bud and Susie Rogers Garden, Akron Art Museum, 1 S. Main St., Akron. Proceeds benefit Keep Akron Beautiful’s litter reduction and beautification programs. $45. 330-375-2116 or www.keepakronbeautiful.org/payment.
Dunks for Dogs — 6-10 p.m. at Around the Corner, 18616 Detroit Ave., Lakewood. Celebrities to be “dunked” in the tank, food, raffle baskets and 50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Cleveland Kennel and Secondhand Mutts. Admission free. www.friendsofclevelandkennel.com or www.secondhandmutts.org.
Made in Ohio Festival Preview Night — 4-8 p.m. at Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. Ohio food and beverages, artisans demonstrating traditional crafts and trades. $50. 330-666-3711, ext. 17-8 or www.wrhs.org/events/preview-night.
Mulligan Classic — Friday at Legends of Massillon Golf Course, 2700 Augusta Drive SE, Massillon. Registration at 9 a.m. with a 10 a.m. start. Benefits CommQuest. $100. 330-455-0374 or http://bit.ly/2tQis64.
Magic City Kiwanis — Sept. 8 at Barberton Brookside Golf Course, 3727 Golf Course Road, Norton. 8 a.m. registration with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. $90. Beverages, lunch at the turn, BBQ dinner. Call Dennis Liddle at 330-687-7645 or see www.magic-city.kiwanisone.org.
Jewish Family Service Reception — 4:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at Fairlawn Country Club, 200 N. Wheaton Road, Akron. Honoring Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh. $45; reservation deadline Friday. Proceeds benefit the organization’s work with senior adults. 330-867-3388, www.jfsakron.org.
Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 9 at Hospice of the Western Reserve Headquarters, 17876 St. Clair Ave., www.hospicewr.org/cleveland-resale-shop.
Salvation Army Dinner and Celebration — Sept. 8 at Williams on the Lake, 787 Lafayette Road, Medina. Silent and live auctions. $50. 330-722-6488.
Zane’s Special Needs Awareness Walk & Fun Day — Sept. 9 at Bolich Middle School, Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls. Check in starts at 8 a.m., walk at 8:30 a.m. ($27.50), 5K run at 9:30 a.m. ($32.50). http://runsignup.com/race/oh/cuyahogafalls/zanesfoundation5k.
German Family Society Lederhosen 5 K-eg Run — Sept. 9 at the German Family Society, 3871 Ranfield Road, Kent. 5K, 1-mile fun run and 50-yard Toddler Dash will begin at 9 a.m. www.germanfamilysociety.com.
La Macchina Molto Bella Car Show — 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at Riverwoods/Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron. Food and beverages, DJ, classic cars. Admission free; good-will donations benefit the Kidney Foundation of Summit County. http://todaroscarshow.com/.
OPEN M’s Fire and Ice Celebration — 6-10 p.m. Sept. 15 at St. George Family Center, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. Hors d’oeuvres, drinks, networking, silent and live auction, music by Dan Wilson. $100, $75 young professionals (35 and under). 330-434-0110, ext. 409 or www.openm.org/events/fireandice.
Green Kick for the Cure — Sept. 16 at Green Memorial Stadium, 1737 Steese Road, Green. Raise funds and awareness for Camp Quality and Stewart’s Caring Place. http://greenkickforthecure.com.
Zumbathon — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 16 at Gold’s Gym, 1850 Buchholzer Blvd., Akron. Adams, Gut & Associates host, proceeds benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders.
Tuesday Musical Prelude! 130th Anniversary Party and Concert — 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at EJ Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. Party from 5:30-7 p.m. includes food stations, open bar, silent auction and live music. Concert at 7:30 p.m. with the Escher String Quartet. Concert, $40 and $45; party, $130; party and concert, $165. 330-761-3460.
Wooman Bike Tour — Sept. 17 at Ride On, Wooster. Registration 7 a.m. First bike out 8 a.m., last bike out 10 a.m. Three routes: 25-mile, 62-mile, and 100-mile. Catered lunch. Proceeds benefit Wooster Community Hospital’s cancer care, student scholarships at Camp Nuhop, and the Wooster Noon Lions Club. www.woomantour.org.
Paw Fest — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 17 at Bow Wow Beach Dog Park, 5027 Stow Road, Stow. Dog-related vendors, food and activities. Proceeds benefit projects of Stow-Munroe Falls Lions Club. 330-688-5440 or www.smflions.com.
Rainbow Bridge Walk — 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at Buckeye Woods Park, 6335 Wedgewood Road, Medina. One-mile tribute walk over the Rainbow Bridge, a short memorial service, pet blessing and remembrance activities. www.rainbowbridgewalk.com.
Women on the Move: Fashions from the Great War Era — Noon Sept. 20 at the MAPS Air Museum, 2260 International Parkway, Green. Massillon Museum hosts luncheon, fashion display and program. $35. www.massillonmuseum.org.
Hudson Fine Art Gallery and Open Door Coffee Co. “Busting at the Seams” — 5:30-9 p.m. Sept. 21 at Hudson Fine Art Gallery, 164 N. Main St., Hudson. Fundraiser for an orphanage in Lesotho. Wine and beer tasting with hors d’oeuvres, African drumming demonstration, meet orphanage doctors and volunteers. $50. www.thelesothoconnection.org/events.
Walk To End Lupus Now — Sept. 23 at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica, 2014 Sycamore St., Cleveland. Registration 10 a.m., walk begins at noon. www.lupusgreaterohio.org.
Beyond Function: ARTneo Brunch and Silent Auction — 1-4 p.m. Sept 24 at ARTneo, 1305 W. 80th St., Cleveland. Judith Salomon with be presented the ARTadmiration Award. $75. http://artneo.org/events.
Mission USA Hunger Challenge — Sept. 30 at Greensburg United Methodist Church, 2161 Greensburg Road, North Canton. Donate or pack meals that will be shipped to Haiti and some local food pantries. Minimum age to participate is 4. $100 donation per participant. www.missionusahungerchallenge.org.
Food & Wine Gala: Benefit for Veggie U — 7-11 p.m. Sept. 30 at the 925 Building, 925 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Local chefs, wine and craft beer, entertainment, silent auction and wine pull. $125. www.eventbrite.com/e/the-veggie-u-food-wine-gala-2017-tickets-33860002178.
Send information about social and charity events to The Scene, c/o Lynne Sherwin, Features Department, Akron Beacon Journal, P.O. Box 640, Akron, OH 44309. Or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘‘The Scene’’ in the subject line. Event notices should be sent at least two weeks in advance. Merits of all organizations have not been investigated by the Beacon Journal, so potential donors should verify the worthiness of a cause before committing.
Events week of Aug. 28, 2017